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Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
Adding waypoints to Arc Map
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  1. Adding Waypoints to ArcMap
  2. What do I do after I collect the waypoints with the GPS units? <ul><li>Download the waypoints to the computer </li></ul>
  3. 1. Download the waypoints from the GPS units into Garmin MapSource software. <ul><li>Start Menu > All Programs >Garmin >MapSource </li></ul>
  4. MapSource <ul><li>Click on Transfer>Receive From Device </li></ul>
  5. MapSource <ul><li>Click the Find Device Button and select the boxes you wish to receive </li></ul><ul><li>Usually you just want Waypoints and Tracks </li></ul><ul><li>Press the Receive button when ready </li></ul>
  6. MapSource <ul><li>Waypoints can be seen to the left hand side of the screen </li></ul>
  7. MapSource <ul><li>Right Click on a waypoint </li></ul><ul><li>At the bottom of the menu click on Waypoint(s) Properties… </li></ul>
  8. MapSource <ul><li>Here you can change the name and symbol </li></ul>
  9. MapSource <ul><li>You can also edit the Tracks </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on a track and click on Track Properties </li></ul>
  10. MapSource <ul><li>Here you can change the name and color </li></ul>
  11. MapSource <ul><li>Once you finish editing your waypoints and tracks you need to send them back to the GPS unit but this time click </li></ul><ul><li>Send to Device (make sure to turn GPS on) </li></ul>
  12. MapSource <ul><li>Click the Find Device Button and select the boxes you wish to receive </li></ul><ul><li>Usually you just want Waypoints and Tracks </li></ul><ul><li>Press the Send button when ready </li></ul>
  13. MapSource <ul><li>When data is sent press ok and close MapSource </li></ul>
  14. 2. Download waypoints into DNR Garmin Software <ul><li>Start Menu > All Programs >DNRGarmin >DNRGarmin </li></ul>Make sure the GPS is turned ON BEFORE opening the program <ul><li>Start Menu > All Programs >DNRGarmin >DNRGarmin </li></ul>
  15. MN DNR - Garmin <ul><li>Click on Waypoint>Download </li></ul>
  16. MN DNR - Garmin <ul><li>Delete waypoints you do not want by selecting the whole row and pressing the red x button </li></ul><ul><li>Always delete the Garmin Taiwan, Garmin Europe, and Garmin waypoints </li></ul>
  17. MN DNR - Garmin <ul><li>Click on File >Save To >File… </li></ul>
  18. MN DNR - Garmin <ul><li>Then save the waypoints as a Text file (*.txt) </li></ul>
  19. 3. Import the Waypoints into ArcMap <ul><li>Close MN DNR – Garmin </li></ul><ul><li>Turn of the GPS unit </li></ul><ul><li>Open ArcMap </li></ul><ul><li>Start Menu > All Programs >ArcGIS >ArcMap 10 </li></ul>
  20. ArcMap
  21. ArcMap
  22. ArcMap <ul><li>Select the text file you saved and click Add </li></ul>
  23. ArcMap <ul><li>Make sure there is a Geographic Coordinate System in the Description Box </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul>
  24. ArcMap <ul><li>Right Click on the Event layer you just created </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Data >Export Data </li></ul>
  25. ArcMap <ul><li>Rename the Export Output to a logical name </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul>
  26. ArcMap <ul><li>Click Yes </li></ul>
  27. ArcMap <ul><li>Right click on the Event layer and click Remove </li></ul>
  28. ArcMap <ul><li>You the waypoints are now a real layer on the Map </li></ul><ul><li>Click to zoom in and see them better </li></ul>
  29. ArcMap <ul><li>You can repeat this for as many layers as you want </li></ul>

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